(Brazil) Although small team, many attending their first world Olympic event, the young Palauan athletes have managed to not only beat their national records but manage to put Palau’s names with some of the bigger and more experienced countries in the world. [restrict]
Starting with Ub Misech being first in her first heat and Rodman Teltull also in his 1st 100meter heat and later ran against some of the world legends, such as US sprinter, known as second fastest man in the world.
Seeing Palau’s flag in these arenas just demonstrated that competitive Palauan spirit that is so well known in this region.
Paddler Marina Toribiong, wrestler Florian Temengil and other young Palauan swimmers all bringing pride and joy to many Palauans across the globe. [/restrict]